show to good advantage

show (someone or something) to good advantage

To exhibit, display, or suit someone or something in a positive, beneficial, or advantageous way. You look beautiful. That color really shows you to good advantage. This job will really show all your training to good advantage—you'll need every single thing you learned when you're out here in the field!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

show something to good advantage

to display the best features of something; to display something so that its best features are apparent. Put the vase in the center of the table and show it to good advantage. Having and using a large vocabulary shows your intelligence to good advantage.
See also: advantage, good, show, to
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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